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National Food and Nutrition Security Plan

Objectives:

The National Food and Nutrition Strategic Plan (NFNSP) 2018-2023 describes how South Africa will combat the silent crisis of malnutrition and reverse its growth in the next 15 years. It identifies the school nutrition programme as a key intervention for combating short term hunger amongst children.

Scope:

The policy indentifies the National School Nutrition Programme as an important vehicle for ensuring that millions of vulnerable children have access to nutritious meals.